criminal justice writing

Term project, which is a 1200-word APA Style paper. The project should have 1200-words of substance not counting the cover and reference page. The Term Project must be in a Word Document (.doc) uploaded to the assignment section. Students will be required to use four (4) scholarly references, and two of these references must be peer-reviewed journal articles from the APUS online library databases.

Students are required to follow APA Style guidelines. There is a sample paper under Lessons and Resources that students can use as a template for their project. Feel free to copy and keep the sample paper as a model to help guide your work.

Students must choice from one of the following topics to write their Term Project:

Debate the effectiveness of governmental anti-trafficking policies and the efficacy of rescue and restore programs



Analyze the scope and magnitude of human trafficking business 


Explain why human trafficking is flourishing in a global economy 


Analyze the characteristics and special needs of victims


Analyze the modus operandi (MO) of traffickers and their networks


Analyze the research gaps in Human Trafficking Studies



Compare and contrast the different law enforcement tactics to combat human trafficking

The class instructor is looking for critical thinking and demonstrating that you have a grasp of the criminal justice material you are researching. Do not just regurgitate information but analyze the articles, journals, and scholarly literature you use to support your work.

Do not include quotes in your work. The course instructor want a to see your critical thinking skills on display and not a string of quotes written by published authors. Your analysis is what is needed for a successful paper. You will lose points for using quotes so stay away from quotes in this analytical assignment.

At this level in your educational journey students should have solid substance and proper academic formatting in your college level writing assignments. The course instructor will be grading on both, so make sure you turn in your best work.

Do not wait to the last minute to research, write, format, and edit. Proper time management is required to turn in a quality paper that highlights your criminal justice writing.

This a major assignment so follow the instructions carefully.

APUS APA Style.pdf

APA Style Sample Paper 6th ed 2011.pdf

Formal Written Assignment Final Paper Rubrics CJ.pdf